Geographic coordinates: 34 00 S, 64 00 W
Area: 2,780,400 sq km
Country ranking (in terms of size): 8
Land: 2,736,690 sq km
Water: 43,710 sq km
Land boundaries: 9,861km
Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay.
Mostly temperate; arid in South-East; sub-antarctic in South-West.
Rich plains of the Pampas in northern half, flat to rolling plateau of Patagonia in South, rugged Andes along western border.
Lowest point: Laguna del Carbon -105m
Highest point: Cerro Aconcagua 6,960m
Fertile plains of the Pampas, lead, zinc, tin, copper, iron ore, manganese, petroleum and uranium.